Career/Job Opportunities

Opportunities posted with the Career Development Office are advertisements received from employers and job search sites. No guarantee of employment is stated or implied. Please call Tracy Engstrom, Coordinator, at 309.341.5246 with questions.


Part Time Bookeeper - Galesburg, IL (5/15/19)
Galesburg Lumber Supply is looking for a part time bookkeeper. This person will be responsible for payroll, quarterly taxes, etc. with a knowledge of QuickBooks preferred. Interested applicants can apply in person at 161 N Academy St or email resume to

Part Time Customer Service Clerk- Galesburg, IL (5/15/19)
The City of Galesburg seeks interested applicants to fill a part-time Temporary Customer Service Clerk position in the Department of Finance. This is a part-time position that will be eligible to receive IMRF pension benefits, and is paid $12.00 per hour (Pay Range 5T). This position will mostly work M-F, 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., however, there will be extra hours during staff leave of absences, and during heavy customer service periods that occur during the month.


  • The Temporary Customer Service Clerk is responsible for customer service functions which include collecting, recording and receipting payments made to the City for various services and answering customer questions. This includes collecting payments for utility bills, parking fines, administrative tickets and other miscellaneous receivables. Provides information and assistance to the general public by phone, email and in person. Assists with processing of mail, scanning documents, and other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED), with course work in mathematics and computers
  • One to three years technical accounting/customer service experience using current business technology required.
  • Working knowledge of spreadsheet software, word processing and other computer applications.
  • Working knowledge of business English, spelling and mathematics.
  • The Department of Finance will consider all applicants who qualify for the position, and may interview selected candidates.
To apply, all applicants must complete and submit an electronic application for employment through the City’s website at:

To receive consideration for this vacancy, applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Due to the expected large number of applications, this posting may be removed at any time.

Retail Banker - Galesburg, IL (5/13/19)
Woodforest National Bank is hiring a retail banker. The Retail Banker is responsible for providing frontline support and service to current and potential customers to meet their everyday banking needs. This includes marketing and cross-selling products and services, as well as performing customer service, branch operations and teller functions in a non-traditional retail environment. 

Minimum Qualifications/Experience 

  • 3 – 5 years customer service or sales experience 
  • Previous banking experience is preferred but not required 
  • Cash handling experience preferred. 
  • Formal Education & Certification 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. 

Apply online at

Accounts Payable Clerk - Galesburg, IL (5/13/19)
Bridgeway is hiring an accounts payable clerk. 

The Accounts Payable Clerk assists in maintaining the Accounts Payable System for all Corporations. Responsibilities include preparing batch forms for computerized checks and preparing manual checks. 

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); prefer related experience and/or training. Understanding of Debits/Credits a plus. 

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, must have working knowledge of computer, possess the ability to work efficiently under pressure and deal objectively and professionally with others. 

Other Requirements 
Must have valid driver's license, proof of auto insurance and be insurable. Must attend Blood Borne Pathogen, OIG, Corporate Compliance and Security training and annually thereafter. 

Apply online at

Fiscal Officer - Galesburg, IL (5/1/19)
VNA Community Services is hiring a fiscal officer. (Salary Range: 30,000 – 35,000)

The Fiscal Officer is responsible for managing the organizations assets and financial reporting. The Fiscal Officer assists in creating the organization budget and grant proposal budgets. The Fiscal Officer assists in maintaining the organizations dedication to the mission through ethical reporting and continues to create safe guards to protect the organizations assets.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Managing organizations assets, keeping up to date records of spending and income, maintains financial reports and records for grant purposes, state requirements, and audit expectations.
  • The Fiscal Officer prepares weekly deposits, monthly financial statements, manages payroll, tax payments and reports, and reconciles accounts.
  • Assists in preparing monthly unit reports, grant proposals, collecting bids for maintenance/repair work, other duties as assigned.


  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong mathematical and accounting skills
  • Strong knowledge of excel and like applications
  • Detail oriented


  • Bachelor or Associate degree in Accounting, business or like degree
  • Experience with budgeting and grant management

For more information, contact:
Ellen Larsen, BSW
Executive Director
VNA Community Services
(309) 342-1152

Universal Member Service Representative - Galesburg, IL (4/30/19)
At IHMVCU, we pride in making the financial journey of our members successful and humbling. In the Universal (teller) position, you will have ample opportunities to help build member relationships and guide them to their financial accomplishments. We are able to assist and educate our members within our Financial Centers in and around the Quad City communities.   

As a Universal Member Service Representative, you will have the ability to process transactions, open new accounts, originate, close and document consumer loans with accuracy, efficiency and exceptional member service. You will also have the opportunity to educate members with well thought out financial solutions to meet individual goals and needs of each member. Anticipated Start Date for this position is June 3, 2019. 

What skills/qualifications would it take to be successful in this position?

  • Two year college degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Exceptional customer/member service and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Proficient computer navigation skills
  • Ability to learn and retain information
  • Reliable, motivated and strong organizational skills

Being a team member of IHMVCU is more than just a job, we want to make differences in the communities we live in and serve. At IHMVCU you’ll get outstanding training, plentiful support and tools needed to be successful in your career. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, including 401(k) with company match, holiday pay, paid time off, education reimbursement, community volunteering and health insurance including dental and vision.  

Move Up your career at IHMVCU with this great opportunity! 

Physical Requirements:

  • Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time.
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.
  • Finger, handle, touch: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Reach: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Lifting Demands- Up to 50 lbs.
Visual acuity to do things such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes. 

Apply online at
Admin & Clerical

Administrative Assistant - Monmouth, IL (5/17/19)
Monmouth College invites immediate applications for the full-time, support staff position of Administrative Assistant – Department of Athletics. Working with the Director of Athletics, the Administrative Assistant fulfills a wide variety of duties in a fast-paced and energetic area. Work schedule, which is and will remain subject to change, is full-time (37.5 hours per week) during academic year and abbreviated (30 hours per week) during most of our regular summer break. 

To review position description including duties and qualifications, please visit  

Competitive hourly wage plus attractive benefit package including health insurance, retirement plan, paid vacation and sick leave accrual, and tuition benefits for eligible dependents. Send letter of application, resume and references to Michael McNall, Director of Personnel, Monmouth College, 700 East Broadway, Monmouth, IL 61462 or E-mail address:

Elections Office Assistant - Galesburg, IL 5/17/19)
The Galesburg Election Commission is recruiting interested candidates to apply for the position of Assistant to the Executive Director in the Election Commission office. This is a full-time permanent administrative clerical support position. The hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The individual must be able to work extended hours prior to and during the election period. The salary is $30,000.00 plus full benefits.

The Assistant to the Executive Director’s primary responsibility is to assist the Executive Director with the ultraprecise and efficient completion of office duties for the purpose of accurate elections including daily maintenance of the voter registration database, Election Day preparations and support, and courteous detailed customer service within the statutory guidelines.

Apply online at Keywords Elections Office Assistant; Location Galesburg, IL.


Route Driver - Galesburg, IL (5/23/19)
Euclid Beverage is hiring a route driver. The Route Delivery Driver delivers product to our customers on a daily basis from our warehouse in Galesburg, Illinois. Responsibilities include delivering, stocking, product handling and customer service. Home every evening! 

Position Requirements:

  • Prior route delivery and customer service experience a plus
  • Class A CDL License
  • At least 21 years old
  • Must have updated Medical Card and clean driving record
  • Able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug test
  • Able to work as an effective team member, quick learner and self –motivator

Apply online at

Health Care

Dietary Float - Galesburg, IL (5/17/19)
Knox County Nursing Home has an opening for a team member in the Dietary Department. This position is for a Part Time Dietary Float that can multi-task in a face paced environment and be able to fill in for others days off on occasion. We will train for certifications necessary for Serve Safe/Food handlers. Candidate have the responsibility of fulfilling serving, bussing tables, doing dishes, cleaning on site to assure cleaning and sanitation routines are completed.

Must be able to pass an Essential Functions Test and Physical/Drug Screen per County Policies with paid orientation.

Hours of Work are 4:00pm-7:30pm.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $7.75 to $8.25 /hour

Apply online at

Chiropractic Patient Assistant - Galesburg, IL (5/7/19)
Galesburg Wellness Center is hiring a part-time chiropractic assistant. We love our patients and providing excellent care! Join our growing team in a fast-pace, patient-centered and goal-oriented practice. Must have enthusiasm for chiropractic care. We would love to find someone with insurance billing experience and scheduling experience.

Salary: $12.00 to $14.00 /hour

Apply online at Keywords Galesburg Wellness Center; Location Galesburg, IL.


Shelter Insurance - Galesburg, IL (5/8/19)
Shelter Insurance is looking for the following:

Looking for someone that is-

  • Entreprenurial- wants to own and run their OWN business, and have a CAREER and not just a job.
  • Of the mindset that they love to help and build relationships with people.
  • Outgoing- likes to talk to everyone!
  • Preferably well-connected in the Galesburg community.
  • Ready to have control of their income!
  • Willing to understand that they are not going to get “rich” overnight….has the patience to grow a business with their people and sales skills. 
  • Ready to be a part of a J.D. Power Award Winning “family” (because when you have a career at Shelter Insurance, you are part of a family that will do whatever we can to help you succeed).
Please contact Jeff Ferguson, Recruiting and Development Specialist with Shelter Insurance, at (815)347-3953 or by email at
Law Enforcement/Security/Firefighter

Security Officers - Galesburg, IL (5/8/19)
Per Mar Security Services is seeking Entry Level and Experienced Security officers. Are you looking to change careers? Need a foot in the door for a new start? Let Per Mar be your path to professional success! We are interested in you! Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview! For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K and other perks! You can start with little, to no security experience and become one of Per Mar Security Services many success stories. We have great part-time and flexible schedules as well! Start your career with Per Mar today!. The selected individual will patrol and secure assigned premises as well as identify risks to staff and patrons. Per Mar Security Services will put you through all the training needed to succeed!!!! 


  • Monitor premises to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules 
  • Thoroughly examine doors, windows, and gates to ensure proper function and security 
  • Warn violators of premise rules and regulations 
  • Address persons engaging in suspicious or criminal acts 
  • Report any facility issues 
  • Request emergency personnel for high risk situations 

Apply online at Click on Careers. 


Customer Account Representative - Galesburg, IL (5/23/19)
Rent-A-Center is hiring a customer account representative. 

$12-$14 per hour based on experience

For a detailed job description and to apply, visit

Team Associate/Clerk - Galesburg, IL (5/17/19)
Beck Oil is hiring a team associate/clerk. Do you have what it takes? There are some physical requirements, like standing for long periods, lifting, bending, stooping and reaching. We keep our stores clean inside and out, so you will be working cleaning chemicals. You will have to clean restrooms, sweep, mop and pick up trash. 

Apply online at Keywords Beck; Location Galesburg.

Galesburg Lumber Supply Positions - Galesburg, IL (5/16/19)
Galesburg Lumber Supply is hiring for the following positions:

  • Delivery Driver (CDL NOT required but C class is)
  • Yard Foreman
  • Countertop Associate

Interested applicants can apply in person at 161 N Academy St or email resume to  

Sales Associate/Beauty Advisor - Galesburg, IL (5/15/19)
Sally Beauty Supply is hiring a sales associate/beauty advisor. The Sales Associate/Beauty Advisor will focus on one primary objective – creating a memorable shopping experience for our customers. We are continually searching for passionate beauty lovers that want to help our customer through their beauty experience. Whether assisting with hair color, cosmetics, skin care, or nails, we want you to be the advisor on our customer’s journey. It takes knowledge and training – which Sally Beauty will go above and beyond to provide. You bring your passion and personality – we will do the rest! 

Apply online at

Pharmacy Technician - Galesburg, IL (5/15/19)
Walgreens is hiring a pharmacy technician. Responsible for using pharmacy systems to obtain patient and drug information and process prescriptions. If PTCB certified, assists with and coaches pharmacy technicians in the operation of pharmacy systems and cashiers in the operation of the pharmacy cash registers.  Models and delivers a distinctive and delightful customer experience. 

Apply online at

Warehouse Associates Needed - Galesburg, IL (5/14/19)
Need help with paying for books next semester?  Blick is willing to help you, up to $300 a semester while working.

Blick Art Materials, the nation’s leading provider of art supplies, has immediate openings for

  • Second shift, third shift, and weekend workforce Part time for Associates at its Distribution Center in Galesburg, IL.
  • Second shift, third shift, and weekend workforce Fulltime Warehouse Associates at its Distribution Center in Galesburg, IL.
Responsibilities include picking and packing products according to shipping procedures, and distributing and stocking freight in the appropriate areas.

No phone calls, please. For consideration, please complete an application at one of these locations: 864 Enterprise Ave, Galesburg, IL; 1000 Linwood Road, Galesburg, IL; or 695 US Hwy 150E Galesburg, IL. Successful completions of a drug screen and background check are required.  EOE. 

Member Services Associate - Galesburg, IL (5/9/19)
We are looking for the right person to become a part of the Lake Bracken team! Lake Bracken has a great reputation as a uniquely fun and dynamic place to work.

Our new Member Services Associate will greet Members at the Clubhouse front desk, answer Member questions, take Member payments, manage Member accounts, schedule member services, assist with billing procedures, answer Clubhouse phones, in-going and out-going mail, and assist in other areas of the Club operations as needed.

This could be a great position for a parent with school aged kids, needing to be available at home for after school hours.


  • Great Customer Service Skills and Presentation
  • Ability to master Point of Sale and Computer Membership Software
  • Competent handling of cash and payments
  • Experience with Customer Service position and/or Office Management experience preferred
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent, College degree preferred.
  • Must maintain a valid Illinois Driver's License

Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $10.00 to $11.00 /hour
Experience: Customer Service: 1 year (Preferred); Office Administration: 1 year (Preferred)

Apply online at Keywords Lake Bracken; Location Galesburg, IL.

Data Specialist - Galesburg, IL (5/9/19)
Sitka Salmon Shares, a fully integrated boat-to-doorstep seafood company headquartered in Sitka, AK is excited to invite applications for our Member Service Associate position. This position will be primarily responsible for providing member service and supporting all aspects of a growing Community Supported Fishery, our direct-to-consumer wild Alaskan Seafood delivery service out of our Galesburg, IL hub.


  • Passion for local food and sustainability
  • College degree with experience in customer service
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on-demand, with tight deadlines
    A high level of integrity, accuracy, and dependability
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
    Positive attitude and ability to work independently with minimal guidance
  • Willingness to learn all aspects of small business to help Sitka Salmon Shares grow and prosper
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office programs such as Excel and Word


  • Part-time position
  • $11/hour
  • Possibility of becoming full-time for the right candidate

Apply online at Keywords Sitka Salmon; Location Galesburg, IL.

Field Coordinator - Galesburg, IL (5/8/19)
Plant Essentials Inc. is hiring Field Coordinators now! Plant Essentials is a live-nursery merchandising company currently staffing for the 2019 season in Galesburg. We are looking for garden center merchandisers to work in major big box retail locations. If you enjoy working with plants, being outdoors, and want to work for a dynamic company with great opportunity, then join our team. We offer competitive pay rates and customizable schedules! 

Qualified candidates will work in multiple outside lawn & garden departments of a major retailer. If you enjoy working with plants, being outdoors, and want to join a dynamic company with great opportunity, then join our Plant Essentials team! The Plant Essentials Field Coordinator position is a full-time position with varying hours throughout the year. Our managers oversee lawn and garden center merchandisers in up to 5 locations. Excellent people and organizational skills are a must, as well as a positive, professional attitude! 

Apply online at


Youth Worker - Galesburg, IL (5/1/19)
The Knox County Mary Davis Home is hiring a full time youth worker. Candidates will be expected to maintain a high level of security when supervising a maximum of thirty-nine clients. This position has two parts: transportation and working the floor. With transportation, Youth Workers will take our clients to/from court hearings and various appointments. When working the floor, they will be expected to participate in the daily routine and actively participate in the programmatic standards. In addition to this, they will note their observations of clients in the shift log and communicate any issues with co-workers.

Salary: $29,700.00 /year

Education: Associate (Preferred)
License: driver's (Required)
Shifts: Morning (Required); Mid-Day (Required); Evening (Required); Graveyard (Required)
Required travel: 50% (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Other types of insurance
  • Employee discounts
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules

Apply online at Keywords Mary Davis Home; Location Galesburg, IL.

Restaurant/Food Service

Dishwasher - Galesburg, IL (5/15/19)
Compass Group is hiring a dishwasher for their location within Galesburg Cottage Hospital. 

Summary: Maintains dishes, pots, pans, trays, kitchen, work areas, equipment and utensils in orderly and sanitary condition. 

Apply online at

Steak 'n Shake Positions - Galesburg, IL (5/14/19)
Steak 'n Shake is hiring for the following positions:

  • Drive thru operator
  • Grill cook
  • Server
  • Line cook/dressing table
  • Third shift cook
  • Third shift server
  • Shift manager

Apply online at

Bartender/Server - Galesburg, IL (5/8/19)
Soangetaha Country Club is currently seeking a candidate for a bartender-server position to operate in various capacities, such as performing standard bar service for our poolside cabana, dining room service, or large weddings. The ideal candidate will be punctual, dependable, have strong organization skills, and be willing to contribute to our team-based work environment. Hours are flexible, although nights, weekends, and holidays are often required.

Job Type: Part-time
Experience:bartending: 1 year (Preferred)
License:BASSET (Required)

Apply online at Keyword Soangetaha; Location Galesburg, IL.

Food Service Worker - Galesburg, IL (5/1/19)
OSF Healthcare is hiring a food service worker. Food Services Worker will serve customers on the food line, wash dishes using the dish machine and a three compartment sink, prepare hot and cold food items, operate the cash register, stock nourishments, and assist with cleaning of the department. Duties will also include, answering the department phone, taking patients’ food orders, set up patient trays, and deliver meal trays to patients’ room. 


  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • Certified Food Handler certification must be obtained within 1 month of hire. 
  • Ability to work well in a team environment 


  • At least 1 year of previous Food Service experience 

Apply online at

Cook - Galesburg, IL (5/1/19)
The Knox County Mary Davis Home is hiring a cook. Cooks are expected to prepare two-to-three meals a day, as well as snacks, for both clients and staff. The kitchen is to be cleaned to code, inventory of food supplies maintained, and paperwork must be completed and meet state standards. All candidates mush have a Food Handler's License, a valid driver's license, be able to lift 50 lbs, and stand/walk for a fair amount of time. Although in the kitchen alone, this position is part of a larger team. Flexibility must be used in meal preparation and the scheduling of meals.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $23,203.00 /year
Experience: line cook: 1 year (Preferred)
License: Food Handler (Preferred)

Apply online at Keywords Mary Davis Home; Location Galesburg, IL.


Target Positions - Galesburg, IL (5/13/19)

Target is hiring for the following positions:

  • Visual mercandiser
  • Closing expert
  • General merchandise expert
  • Seasonal apparel and accessories team member
  • Seasonal electronics team member
  • Inbound expert
  • Seasonal beauty team member
  • General merchandise team leader
  • Food and beverage expert
  • Service and engagement team leader
Apply online at

Lowes Positions - Galesburg, IL (5/20/19)
Lowes is hiring for the following positions:

  • Customer Service Associate I (6 openings)
  • Merchandising Service Associate
  • Sales Specialist ProServices
  • RTM Clerk
Apply online at or in person at the Galesburg location.

Hy-Vee Positions - Galesburg, IL (5/20/19)
Hy-Vee is hiring for the following positions:

Main St:

  • Service Meat Clerk, part time (closes on 5/24/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Hickory House Clerk, part time (closes on 5/27/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Hickory House Manager, full time (closes on 5/28/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Salad Bar Express Clerk, part time (closes on 5/28/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Dairy Clerk, part time (closes on 6/1/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Frozen Clerk, part time (closes on 6/3/19 @ 12 noon)
Apply online at

Shoe Carnival Positions - Galesburg, IL (5/14/19)
Shoe Carnival is hiring for the following positions:

  • Sales Associate
  • Assistant Store Manager
  • Store Manager
  • Floor Supervisor
  • Temporary Associate

Apply online at

Retail Sales Associate/Optician Job - Galesburg, IL (5/13/19)
Vision Source is hiring a retail sales associate/optician.

Retail Sales Associate / Optician Responsibilities 

  • Oversight of the merchandising of frames, spectacle lenses, and eyewear accessories 
  • Ensure that the practice's optical quality standards are met 
  • Manage all aspects of eyewear orders and patient pickup 
  • Work with patient in adaptation of their lenses 
  • Adjustment and minor eyeglass repair 
  • Assisting with patient check-ins 
  • Willing to learn and perform diagnostic testing 

Apply online at Keywords Vision Source; Location Galesburg, IL.